(March-April 1958)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1958
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

3rd Flash


Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]
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Around the World in 80 Minutes! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Le Chat Noir (villain); El Claw (villain); Princess Tara
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement submitted by J.S. Liebowitz, Business Manager, on September 16, 1957. Appears on the bottom third of page 14 of the first story.

Flash of Lightning (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
nature
Synopsis:
Four illustrations showing how various cultures from history regarded lightning.

Gifts of Nature (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
nature

["The fastest moving thing on earth"] (Table of Contents)

Flash Facts / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
math & science; nature

The Master of the Elements! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mr. Element [Albert Desmond](first appearance; origin; villain; later called Dr. Alchemy); Argon (villain); Radon (villain); Krypton (villain); Xenon (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Element and his henchmen shoot Flash into space in an attempt to get rid of him.
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Indexer Notes

vs Mr Element, 1st; origin

Do You Know What's Behind a Law? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This PSA ran in DC Comics cover dated March and March/April 1958.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Around the World in 80 Minutes!
    Flash
  2. 1. Around the World in 80 Minutes!
    Flash
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Flash of Lightning
  5. 4. Gifts of Nature
  6. 5. ["The fastest moving thing on earth"]
    Flash Facts
  7. 6. The Master of the Elements!
    Flash
  8. 7. Do You Know What's Behind a Law?
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